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Trivia questions, who wrote that song, when was the last time the Dead played Deer Creek, etc.

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This is a little bit different info.

I was looking on tips for how to tour with the band. I've heard about all of these Deadheads who follow the band and know that people still do it for Furthur. But what I'm wondering is, how? I might want to do it and I want tips. How do you make an income and get tickets? How do you get from town-to-town? How do people afford food, etc.? Just how?

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Looking for tunage

Hey hey! So I would say that I have been hooked on the dead (and post-projects) for about three years. I know... not too long. I am just starting to sort through all the era's any thoughts about where to get started? I get the 70's (mostly later) are the hot years. But for some reason the 80's and even some of the 90's shows are speaking to me. I like exploration but only if it goes super far or I like good old fashioned solid shows. I love that Lindley Meadows from 75. Love it. Love that Boston Music Hall show from the winter of 76, forgot the month, but I love that sort of exploration. I also love the spectrum shows from 88... blah blah. I am more looking for suggestions from others to expand my horizons. I would love to trade, too. Rather spend money making a connection with a person rather than itunes or whatnot. My email is sylvaindelaney@yahoo.com if anyone feels life hitting me up and spilling some knowledge into my mind. Thanks a ton!

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June '74 soundboards

Des Moines and Louisville both have mix problems at the start of the show. Perhaps a good audience recording will have Bertha for 6/16 and Jet on 6/18. Who was running the board back then: Owsley, Healey, Cantor, Kid? Remember, the Wall of Sound was up and certainly demanded a lot of tech attention.

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Des Moines, Iowa Fairgrounds 06-16-74 Concert

I attended and have a copy of this concert from the archives sound board but the first tune, Bertha, only has half the instruments and no vocals. Does anyone have a clean copy of Bertha, the first tune??? If so, you can contact me at:
w.antonelli@sbcglobal.net
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BillyA52

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Tour Rout Maps

Does anyone have or make tour rout maps? Of which shows they went to, when and where? Or does there exist a map of the GD's tours? By year?

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shows attended

I'm trying to piece together some of the shows I've been to. Anyone know the dates when Led Zepplin was playing Winterland and the Dead were playing the old Fillmore? How about the date for the Winterland show that Wavy Gravy announced from stage that refreshments were being passed around "take a sip and pass it on." I don't think a lot of people heard the "sip" part :-O!!!! Seems to me Mr. Gravy may have been in a bodycast, but then my vision was fluctuating somewhat. That show might have been the Indians on Alcatraz Benefit. Any help appreciated!

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flubbed lyrics

I have had cause to wonder from time to time which song Bobby flubbed the lyrics on the most times. From a very uninformed position I'd take a guess at Truckin'. I'll bet someone out there knows which song and how many times.

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Vegas 5/30/92 and Deep Elem question

bt.etree.org and www.archive.org both have the Las Vegas show. It is not in the Vindex, surprisingly, here on dead.net.
Deep Elem was performed electrically after the October 1980 acoustic runs from San Francisco to New York. The 2 nights in New Orleans did not have a Deep Elem!! Check Lakeland FL from 11/28/80 sounds great. GD archivist David LeMieux just featured parts of the Glen Falls 4-14-82 show: Deep Elem is played here too. Use deadlists.com to search for the show, or the song, of your choice.
New Speedway Boogie indeed was brought back in 1991!! 2/19/91, at first, with several more dates to follow, including Deer Creek and the Palace. I heard one in Salt Lake in 1995.

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Las Vegas Shows

William Letizia The Dead played 14 shows in Vegas from 1991-1995. Where can I obtain copies of these shows, especially the May 30th, 1992 show? Any information would be appreicated. I am new to this site. Thank you.

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You all are great!

cosmicbadger, you are my hero! This is just what I was looking for, thank you so much!

J.T. I appreciate the info. Thank you!

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